SXSSG 2019 Student Poster Competition Winner (Announcement)

Congratulations to Alexandra Ringling, a master’s student in Geography at the University of Missouri Columbia and the winner of the first Sexuality and Space Specialty Group Student Poster Competition for her poster, “Homonationalist Rhetoric in Israel: Neoliberal Sexual Politics in the Gay Tourism Industry.” The abstract is provided below. Abstract: This poster explores Israel’s alignment … More SXSSG 2019 Student Poster Competition Winner (Announcement)

SXSSG 2019 Student Paper Competition Winners (Announcement)

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 SXSSG Student Paper Competition! Jake Silver, a Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University, won first place for his paper, “Of trains, tensions, and temptations: sexuality’s shapes amidst Israel/Palestine’s colonial landscape.” His paper’s abstract is below: Abstract: This article explores the shape of queer sexual urges and … More SXSSG 2019 Student Paper Competition Winners (Announcement)

Final SXSSG Sponsored Sessions E-Booklet Now Available!

Download: AAG2019 E-Booklet_FINAL The final version of the SXSSG Sponsored Sessions E-booklet is now available. You can find all the sessions that the specialty group has sponsored at AAG 2019 and also included are paper sessions/panels not sponsored by SXSSG but that our members have organized, will be chairing, presenting in, and/or serving as a … More Final SXSSG Sponsored Sessions E-Booklet Now Available!

SXSSG @ AAG 2019

With AAG 2019 right around the corner, here are details on all SXSSG events happening this year. We hope to see you there! Download: SXSSG Events Graphic SXSSG Poster Session The AAG made a push for posters this year and SXSSG agreed to organize a session. We have three presenters and hope to grow at … More SXSSG @ AAG 2019

Brazil: two ex-police charged with murder of lesbian activist politician Marielle Franco and her driver — Listening to Lesbians

Two former police officers have been arrested over the murder of the Rio de Janeiro councillor Marielle Franco, two days before the first anniversary of her death, which prompted international outrage. Franco, a groundbreaking politician who was born in one of Rio’s largest favelas and became a voice for disadvantaged people in the city, was … More Brazil: two ex-police charged with murder of lesbian activist politician Marielle Franco and her driver — Listening to Lesbians

On queer feminist parenting, latinidad, cissexism, abuelas, and heartbreak — Dr. Jessica N. Pabón-Colón

When I was about four years old, my mother and I relocated to North Tonawanda, NY from Boston, MA. From the age of about 5, I spent my summers living in Roslindale with my maternal abuela (wela) so that I could spend time with my father (and his “extended” family) and my mother’s “extended” family. […] … More On queer feminist parenting, latinidad, cissexism, abuelas, and heartbreak — Dr. Jessica N. Pabón-Colón

Officer Nominations Now Open!

This year, we are seeking (self) nominations for several officer positions on the SXSSG Board of Directors. The positions include Co-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and Sponsored Sessions Program Coordinator. Nominations will be open until Wednesday, March 27, and nominees will have until Monday, April 1, to accept/decline nominations. Voting will be held during the SXSSG Business Meeting on Friday, April 5, at 11:45 AM in Wilson … More Officer Nominations Now Open!